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common in pancreatic cancer??

Hi I am new here. doc found an enlarged lymph node between pancreas and liver had back pain,leg pain. and abdominal pain. now back pain is not as bad as before. Lymph node under arm has gotten smaller. abdominal pain has eased up also is this common in pancreatic cancer??
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replied January 19th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern.
No,its not the sole finding in pancreatic cancer.There should be obstructive jaundice before the lymph node enlarge enough to be detected radiographically.Also other signs like pruritus,lethargy,weight loss,nausea and vomiting should also be there.
The lymph node between the liver and pancreas gets enlarge with any infection or inflamatory process in duodenum.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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replied June 26th, 2018
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pancreatic cancer tends to be silent and painless as it grows. By the time it's large enough to cause symptoms, pancreatic cancer has generally grown outside the pancreas.

Jaundice: As pancreatic cancer blocks duct that releases bile into the intestine (common bile duct), the ingredients of bile build up in the blood. This turns the skin and the eyes yellow, a condition called jaundice. The same blockage causes dark urine, light colored stools, and itching.
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